A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets gained momentum Thursday when enough lawmakers rallied behind it to give it potentially unstoppable Senate support. As the measure's prospects...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 04:34 PM PDT
Pentagon Faces Demands for Details on Deadly Attack in Niger
Members of Congress demanded answers Thursday two weeks after an ambush in the African nation of Niger killed four U.S. soldiers, with one top lawmaker even threatening subpoenas. The White House defended the...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 08:36 PM PDT
Kelly 'Stunned' by Rep.'s Criticism of Trump's Call to Widow
About 21,000-22,000 young immigrants, many brought to the country illegally as children, did not submit their status renewal applications in time.
That's according to preliminary numbers released Thursday by...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 06:56 PM PDT
Obama Tells Democrats to Reject Politics of Division, Fear
Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of "division" and "fear" while rallying on Thursday with party's candidates for governors in Virginia and New Jersey.
"Why are we...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:00 PM PDT
Puerto Rico Still Stumbles in the Dark a Month After Maria
One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch their hands as crews in helicopters drop supplies...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:47 AM PDT
Erratic Negotiator Trump Kicks Issues to Congress: Analysis
President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic negotiating partner as he punts policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants.
His rapid backpedal this week on a...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 02:26 PM PDT
Trump on His Puerto Rico Response: 'I'd Say It Was a 10'
President Donald Trump gave himself a "10" on Thursday for his response to the widespread devastation Puerto Rico suffered after back-to-back hurricanes created a situation that the island's governor described...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:54 PM PDT
'Casual Cruelty' Degrades US Discourse, George W. Bush Warns
Former President George W. Bush is warning against the proliferation of cruelty and bigotry in American life that is threatening public discourse and may be harming faith in democracy.
Bush's comments deriding...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 09:33 AM PDT
'Casual Cruelty': Bush Criticizes Current State of Politics